- Mar 26, 2015 10:31 IST
The easiest way to make way into a Bengali heart is through football, so believes the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
- Mar 25, 2015 15:28 IST
Even before a single culprit of the Ranaghat rape and loot has been arrested, the nuns of St Captanio Girl’s High School of Nagrakata, Jalpaiguri district have received four threat letters in March with the last one threatening reprisals on the lines of the March 14 Ranaghat crime.
- Mar 20, 2015 18:21 IST
Many people gathered in front of Dr BC Roy Postgraduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences, Kolkata, on Friday morning protesting the alleged death of 15 newborns in the last 24 hours. They alleged that the deaths were due to medical negligence and demanded an inquiry into the incident.
- Mar 19, 2015 19:23 IST
The Trinamool Congress has appointed Rajya Sabha member Derek O'Brien as its chief national spokesperson, the party announced on Thursday.
- Mar 18, 2015 17:34 IST
The disrobed body of a 75-year-old woman inmate of an ashram was found on Wednesday at Katwa, 60 km from Burdwan, fuelling allegations of a second rape of a senior citizen in West Bengal in a week.
- Mar 17, 2015 11:28 IST
Urban residents are no longer the only ones suffering from cardiovascular diseases. People living in villages and small towns are increasingly becoming vulnerable to these diseases including coronary artery blocks, hypertension and diabetes.
- Mar 17, 2015 11:23 IST
With Airports Authority of India (AAI) aircraft completing calibration process at Andal airport on Monday, authorities of Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited (BAPL) are hopeful that flight operations would soon begin from the aerodrome from April 14.
- Mar 17, 2015 00:03 IST
The men who sexually assaulted an elderly nun at a convent in Bengal’s Nadia district and escaped with Rs 12 lakh after ransacking the adjoining school most likely fled by train to border districts of West Bengal from where investigating officers say it is relatively easy to cross over into Bangladesh thanks to the porous border.
- Mar 13, 2015 12:29 IST
The Trinamool Congress leaders in the districts have started organising meetings to nip in the bud any possibility of a spilt in the party. With the chances of former Trinamool number 2 Mukul Roy forming a new party increasing, the leaders are doing all they can to prevent the workers from joining Roy’s new outfit.
- Mar 13, 2015 12:25 IST
Efforts by lawyers representing state transport minister Madan Mitra went in vain as a local court, on Thursday, turned down his bail plea and sent him back to judicial custody till March 26 in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
- Mar 12, 2015 13:26 IST
BJP leaders in the state are scheduled to hold a meeting on March 13, after which the party will fix a date to announce the names of its candidates. The polls are scheduled to be held around mid April and the party is racing against time to come out with a list of candidates.
- Mar 12, 2015 13:22 IST
A fire broke out at Hotel Hindustan International, a five-star luxury hotel near Exide Crossing in Kolkata, on Wednesday afternoon triggering panic among the guests and hotel staff. However, there were no reports of any injuries or casualties. Three fire tenders were pressed into action and the fire was doused in less than an hour.
- Mar 12, 2015 13:19 IST
Sources in the health department said a minister had recently sent his relative, a swine flu suspect, to a private hospital in South Kolkata on Tuesday. The hospital demanded Rs. 1 lakh for admission.
- Mar 11, 2015 11:38 IST
Two more swine flu deaths were reported in the city on Tuesday pushing the state death toll to 17. Nineteen more swine flu cases cases were reported in the state, pushing the number of cases to 245.
- Mar 11, 2015 11:34 IST
CBI sent a notice to TMC headquarters on monday, seeking info on who bought mamata’s paintings & donation details. Later Roy through an e-mail informs sleuths that he is no longer the TMC’s national general secy